Long before she married Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston was dogged by questions about her extraordinarily close relationship with her female assistant, best friend, and roommate, Robyn Crawford. Was she a lesbian? That’s unclear, but it does, as Tricia Romano writes on the Beast, “raise the possibly tragic question of how her sexuality, addictions, and eventual death are entwined.”
TIL.
[Johannes Eisele / AP Photo]

Long before she married Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston was dogged by questions about her extraordinarily close relationship with her female assistant, best friend, and roommate, Robyn Crawford. Was she a lesbian? That’s unclear, but it does, as Tricia Romano writes on the Beast, “raise the possibly tragic question of how her sexuality, addictions, and eventual death are entwined.”

TIL.

[Johannes Eisele / AP Photo]